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Plant Details

Chaptalia tomentosa

Woolly Sunbonnets, Pineland Daisy, Night-nodding Bog-dandelion

Scientific Name:

Chaptalia tomentosa

Common Name:

Woolly Sunbonnets, Pineland Daisy, Night-nodding Bog-dandelion

Plant Family

Asteraceae (Aster Family)

Native/Alien:

Native

Type:

Perennial

Bloom Color(s):

white

Size in Feet:

.5 - 1

Bloom Time:

February - March - April - May

Bloom Area:

Coast

Flower

Woolly Sunbonnets grow in the savannas, sandhill seeps and pine flatwoods of the coastal plain. The undersides of the petals are pink. This becomes more noticeable as they age.

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Andy Wood, April, 2011

Underside of petals

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Close-up of flowers

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Paul Somers, Moores Creek, April 7, 2013

Basal leaves

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Paul Somers, Moores Creek, April 7, 2013

Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record


Bird-Friendly Native Plants



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